According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 8,200 people died in 2013 from heroin overdoses. Naloxone is a drug that – when administered early in an overdose situation – can reverse the affects and save a life. Read moreread more about naloxone to learn how first responders can implement a naloxone program.
TTA Spotlight on Gang AssessmentsWorking with BJA NTTAC, experts are helping jurisdictions build local capacity to conduct gang assessments and develop effective and efficient strategies to suppress, reduce, and prevent gang-related crime. Click below to learn more.
Information and ResourcesAttend a webinar on September 27 to learn about a law enforcement toolkit that provides practical tools and resources to help police leaders and frontline officers respond to children exposed to violence. Click below to learn more.
Information and ResourcesRead the NIJ recommendations report on best practices for sexual assault kits that will bring greater efficiency, consistency, transparency, and accountability to the criminal justice system and better meet victims’ needs. Click below to learn more.
TTA Today Blog: Nonfatal Shooting Investigations TrainingLaw enforcement officers and prosecutors in Utica, New York attended training to learn best practices related to ‘soft’ and ‘hard’ investigative skills in order to improve clearance rates for nonfatal shooting investigations. Click below to read more.
Information and ResourcesRead an OJP blog that reviews and summarizes a SMART Office report on best practices to contain and manage sex offenders using tailored methods instead of a one-size-fits-all approach. Click below to learn more.
Who We AreThe Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is a training and technical assistance (TTA) resource to help state, local, and tribal justice agencies achieve safer communities.
What We DoBJA NTTAC works to improve the criminal justice system by providing rapid, expert, coordinated, and data-driven TTA to support practitioners in reducing crime, recidivism, and unnecessary confinement.
How We Can HelpBJA and BJA NTTAC can provide your agency FREE TTA to address your community’s justice-related challenges. We support a wide variety of services – from onsite and distance learning training to assistance in implementing evidence-based programs – to address the unique needs of your community.
“The Durham Police Department wanted to express our gratitude to the team at the Bureau of Justice Assistance National Training and Technical Assistance Center, who provided assistance through their associates, the Virginia Center for Police Innovation, in creating a solid foundation for our award winning “Good Neighbor Program.” The insight and guidance catapulted the program from good to excellent and the entire Durham community is better for their efforts!”Dave KurzChief of PoliceDurham (NH) Police Department
“BJA NTTAC's assistance allowed my department to have a starting point in a major re-tooling of our crime analysis program. We have no one with real experience in this area, but we knew that we needed to make changes to improve. Through BJA NTTAC, we were able to make informed decisions as we move forward.”Matt LethinDetective SergeantSan Mateo (CA) Police Department
"How To Hunt" Criminals and Terrorists: The Actionable Intelligence Workshop (Sep 2017)
Cybercrime: From Crime to Courtroom (Sep 2017)
09/21/2017 to 09/22/2017
Counter Terrorism: Contingency Planning for Law Enforcement Agencies
Leveraging Social Media Analysis to Aid Investigations: A Police Foundation Webinar
Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit
National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit
Body-worn cameras can help citizens and police be more accountable for their actions. But how much does it cost? What interactions should police record? Where should departments store data and for how long? Check out BJA’s web-based toolkit for those interested in planning and implementing a body-worn camera program to strengthen community trust and confidence in the justice system.